Are you looking to research funding opportunities for your organization? Is your nonprofit helping those affected by COVID-19? The Regional Foundation Center at the Free Library of Philadelphia is here to help!
Foundation Directory Online
Offering the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on foundation giving, this database allows you to search thousands of foundations. Learn about their giving priorities, application information, and key decision makers and leaders.
Access to Foundation Directory Online Essential is now available remotely to Free Library patrons. Please click here for access. If you are new to FDO Essential, check out our training video for guidance on how to conduct a search.
Need additional research assistance? Regional Foundation Center staff can assist you with funding searches directly and can email search results including past grants and recipient information. Please contact us for additional research assistance.
COVID-19 Philanthropic Response Funds for Greater Philadelphia
Local governments and philanthropic partners have come together to support Greater Philadelphia's nonprofit community in response to COVID-19.
PHL COVID-19 Fund
The PHL COVID-19 Fund will rapidly provide grants to Greater Philadelphia non-profit organizations with a successful track record of serving at-risk populations such as the elderly, people with disabilities, people experiencing homelessness, and those who are economically disadvantaged. These grants will allow the nonprofits to continue providing community safety nets such as food pantries and health services, as well as preparedness and protection services, such as hygiene supplies and access to accurate information. Eligible nonprofit organizations can apply for grants funds here.
Rapid Response: PHL Nonprofits and COVID-19 Survey
To best understand community needs, the City of Philadelphia is asking nonprofit organizations to complete this short survey
Additional Regional Rapid Response Funds
Information on additional regional response funds can be found here.
- Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO), COVID-19 resources
- Be sure to take PANO’s Pulse Poll: COVID-19's Nonprofit Impact in Pennsylvania
- National Council of Nonprofits, Nonprofits and Coronavirus, COVID-19
- Andy Robinson’s tips for how board members can best support their organizations
- Philanthropy’s response to COVID-19 and a real time look at funding opportunities
- eBooks for Nonprofits
- 5 Rapid-Fire Ideas to Fundraise During a Global Crisis